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Alan J. Pakula
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Alan J. Pakula
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Kris Kristofferson wanted to keep his beard for the role of Hubbell Smith, but director Alan J. Pakula objected. A compromise of sorts was reached with Pakula allowed Kristofferson to keep his beard as long as he could find one real life New York banker with one. Kristofferson was unable to do so, so shaved for the role. See more »
Funny how art ultimately imitates life. This movie is like a Nostradomus vision of our current economic situation. Only difference is that the villains aren't Arabs, we just have to look in to the mirror to see who did it to us. Time to buy gold? Time to stock up on emergency provisions? Ebay's founder, PIERRE OMIDYAR, moved to Hawaii but has contingency plans in case of pandemic or economic collapse. See: The Honolulu Advertiser, article on front page of March, 22, 2009. It is a real hoot to see how a billionaire views the world!
So don't forget to stock up on food and water, and if you can't afford a security detail of ex-secret service agents, find yourself a good firearm to protect you and your loved ones.
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